Lee Daniels, the mastermind behind the film Precious, has been working on his latest film .
The film stars veteran actors and actresses such as John Cusack, Nicole Kidman, and Matthew McConaughey. The film also stars some people who are newer to acting as far as their counterparts are concerned. Zac Efron will be in the film as well as singer Macy Gray.
Here’s a little more about the movie:
It all begins in the steamy rural backwater of Moat County, Florida, where things have been done the same way for decades, yet change is bubbling beneath the surface. Boyish Jack Jansen (Efron), son of the local newspaper publisher, has just returned home after being kicked out of college, only to take the lowly job of paperboy. But that too changes when his idolized journalist brother Ward (McConaughey) comes to town from Miami on the trail of a story that could make his career.
Bringing in tow his hotshot writing partner Yardley (Oyelowo) and the alluring death-row groupie Charlotte Bless (Kidman), Ward plans to prove that an innocent man has been railroaded on his way to the electric chair. With Jack as their driver, the quartet arranges to meet Hillary Van Wetter (Cusack), the seedy alligator hunter hastily convicted of killing the local sheriff, at the prison. But what erupts between them all is a tangled web of sexual tension, mixed motives and shadowy facts that will set off not only a search for the truth but a chain reaction of passion and violence. Observing it all is Jack’s only real confidante — the disregarded family maid Anita (Gray) – who watches in dismay as his innocence is turned inside out.
The film will hit theaters on October 15, 2012. Take a look at the trailer below:
Special thanks to FilmFilia for the synopsis!